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GOD'S ATTRIBUTES:

uses inoral instruments, 265.
eternity, 212.

“ controls popular favor, 266.
“foreknowledge, 213.

“ controls moral evils, 267.
greatness and supremacy, 214. “ brings good out of evil, 268.
" essential happiness, 215.

approves not sin, 269.
“invisibility, 216.

“ has motives above ours, 270.
" immutability, 217.

“ disturbs not our freedom, 271.
omnipotence, 218.

objections against, 272-3.
“ omniscience, 219.

wonders of, 274.
omnipresence, 220.

“ incomprehensible, 275.
self existence, 221.

makes men know the Lord, 276.
“ natural wisdom, 222.

“ will secure his glory, 277.
GOD'S MORAL PERFECTION: a solid ground of joy, 278.
" blessedness, 223.

“ demands attention, 279.
"benevolence, 224.

GOD'S LAW, supreme, 280.
compassion, 225.

" the Decalogue, 281.
“ faithfulness, 226.

its promulgation, 282.
* forbearance, 227.

“ summaries of, 283.
goodness, 228.

very sacred, 284.
is holiness and beauty, 229.

“ requires perfection, 285.
* holy hatred of iniquity, 230.

“ is reasonable, 286.
impartiality, 231.

“ its penalty, 287.
justice and righteousness, 232. requires true love to God, 288-9.
mercy and kindness, 233.

"requires the fear of God, 290-1.
sovereignty and independence, 234.“ requires trust in God, 292—4.
truth, 235.

requires supreme devotion, 295.
“ vindicative justice, 236–7.

requires joy in God, 296–7.
6 zeal, 238.

requires submission, 298–9.
GOD'S PREROGATIVES: requires honoring God, 300-1.
" to own us as his property, 239. GOD'S MORAL GOVERN
" to fix natural law, 240.

MENT:
to give supreme moral law, 241. requires obedience, 302.
" to regenerate or not, 242. “punishes disobedience, 303.

to employ tempters, 243. GOSPEL, its origin, 304.
“ to require human life, 244. • its gracious design, 305.
" to set up rulers to scourge us, 245.“ its distinctive terms, 306.
“ to visit iniquity, 246.

its plan comprehensive, 307.
" to use men instrumentally, 247. “ its high standard of duty, 308.
" to vindicate himself, 248.

“ its fearful penalty, 309.
GOD'S PURPOSES, best, 249. “ its provisions, 576-585, 672.
“ eternal and immutable, 250. Government moral, 302.
“ universal and particular, 251. GOVERNMENT CIVIL, 310.
“ include moral evils, 252.

“ expedient and necessary, 311.
“ include national election, 253. “ demands qualified rulers, 312.
“include individual election, 254. “ includes duties for rulers, 313.

place election prior to faith, 255. “ includes duties for subjects, 314
" include vessels of wrath, 256. “ its penalty for crimes, 315, 316.
" include means and ends, 257. “ its penalty for treason, 317.

encourage the use of means, 258. “ its wicked rulers injurious, 318.
GOD'S PROVIDENCE:

“ sometimes to be resisted, 319.
nature and efficacy of, 259. Grace of God, 233, 305, 586.
extent of, 260.

opposed by sinners, 696
“ supplies our wants, 261.

Gratitude exemplified, 320
“ upholds all creatures, 262. Gravity required, 711.
preserves all, 263.

Grief, divine, 230.
governs the heart, 264.

!“ of saints, 662.

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Habit, see custom, 143.
Hands, laying on of, 399—400.
HAPPINESS sensual, 321.

intellectual, 322.
" of self-denial, 323.
“ of holy obedience, 324.
“ of loving God, 325.
“ of trusting in God, 326.
' of a good conscience, 327.
of heaven, 328, 339, 672.

of God, 215, 223.
HEART, voluntary, 329.
“sometimes divided, 330.
" has moral qualities, 331.
“ its controlling influence, 332.

sincerity of demanded, 333.
“ divine control of, 264.
Heathenism described, 359.
HEAVEN, a place, 334.
“ its pure light, 335.
“ its perfect holiness, 336.
“ its everlasting rest, 337.
“ its nearness to God, 338.
" its pure happiness, 339.
" its high rewards, 340, 672.
“ its perpetuity, 341.
“its rewards, unmerited, 342.
HELL, a place of fire, 343.
“ its dreadful misery, 573.
“its degradation, 574.
Heresies, see error, 176.
HOLINESS, value of, 344.

of Gud, 229, 230.
HOLY SPIRIT, 345.
“ his divinity, 346.
“ his official work, 347..

sinning against, 348.
judicial departure of, 349.
promised believers, 350.
outpouring of, 620.
agency of, 594-6.
Home, keeping at, 351.
Honesty required, 629.
" rewards of, 630.
“ of saints, 659.
Honoring God required, 300.
HOPE IN GOD, 292–4, 352.
“ full assurance of, 353.
HOSPITALITY, a duty, 354.

examples of, 355.
Humanity of Christ, 69.
Human nature, untrusty, 170.
HUMILITY, nature of, 356.

required and encouraged, 357.
Hypocrisy exemplified, 702.

IDLENESS reproved, 358.
" of sinners, 709.
IDOLATRY portrayed, 359.
“ its gods a cheat, 360.

its worship forbidden, 361.
“provoking to God, 362.
“ of sinners, 698–9.

worldly, 742.
IGNORANCE, sin of, 363.
" of sinners, 707, 739.
Illumination of saints, 598.
Image worship forbidden, 361.
Immortality of the soul, 422.
Impartiality required, 629.
Imperfection of saints, 507.
Inability, moral, 166.

Inactivity reproved, 1.
Incarnation of Christ, 69.

Inconsideration reproved, 132.
Indolence reproved, 1, 358.

Industry required, 1.
" of Christ, 63.
Inexpediency of sin, 733.
Infidelity and Atheism, 22.
Ingratitude, 205.

" of sinners, 701.
Inspiration of Bible, 40.

Instability, 364.
INTEMPERANCE, 365.
forbidden —

- penalty of, 366.
' liquor-sellers reproved, 367.

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wisdom of abstinence, 368.
" public men especially charged, 369
Intercession of Christ, 516.
INVITATIONS, 370.
“ with expostulations, 371.
“ sincerely made, 372.

rejected by sinners, 373.
Irony, examples of, 374.

Jesus, see Christ, 56.
JEWS, numerous, 375.
“their territory, 376.
“ their dispersion, 377.
“ their return to Palestine, 378.
“ obstacles removed, 379.
"enlarged possessions, 380.
“ their future trials, 381.
" their conversion, 382.
Joy in God required, 296.
JUDGMENT, general, 383.
" its design, 384.
“ its suddenness, 385.
“ its final conflagration, 386.
“ its final separations, 387.
“ its final Judge, 388.
“ its particular disclosures, 389.

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its final decisions, 390.

MARRIAGE, 423.
Judicial visitations, 349, 497. “ directions respecting, 424.
Tustice and equity required, 629. “its mutual duties, 425.
" towards servants required, 679. “ forbids polygamy, 426.
“ of God, 232.

6 forbids divorce, 427.
" vindicative, 236–7.

MEANS OF GRACE, 428.
Justification by faith, 583.

use of indispensable, 429.
Kindness required, 354, 610, 715. preaching, the principal, 430.
Kingdom of Christ, 83.

use of encouraged, 431.
KNOWLEDGE required, 391. success in using, 432.
“ benefits of, 392.

superiority of the true, 433.
* essential to true love, 393. “ made effectual by God's Omnipo
“ admits of certainty, 394.

tence, 434.
“how attained, 395.

“ their effects, different, 435.
" to be imparted, 396.

use of sometimes hopeless, 436.
“ of ourselves required, 397.

Means and ends connected, 257.
more perfect hereafter, 398. Meditation exemplified, 665.
intuitive, 206, 420.

MEEKNESS required, 437.
Laughter and mirth, 479.

encouraged, 438.
Law of God, 280—287.

examples of, 439.
LAYING ON OF HANDS, 399. " of Christ, 62.
" in working miracles, 400. " of saints, 660.
in giving charges, 401.

Mercy of God, 233.
Levity, sinful, 479.

MILLENNIUM on earth, 440.
LEWDNESS, frequent, 402.

“ its holiness, 441.
“deceitful and alluring, 403. “ its peace and unity, 442.
“ sinful and forbidden, 404. “ its light and knowledge, 443.

guilt and condemnation of, 405. " its general prosperity, 444.
LIBERALITY, duty of, 406. “ its great enjoyment, 445.
examples of, 407.

" contrasted with former times, 446
is rewards of, 408.

MINISTRY, design of, 447.
Licentiousness, 402.

“ divinely appointed, 448.
Light, sinning against, 309. “call to preach, 449,
of nature, 207.

" ordination of ministers, 450
Long suffering of God, 227. “ oriental priesthood, 451.
Lord's supper, 104.

primitive preaching, 452.
LOVE TO GOD, 288.

qualifications for, 453.
our primary duty, 409.

expressive names of, 454.
reasons for, 410.

“ authority of, 455-6.
often spurious, 411.

MINISTÉRS’ DUTIES,
LOVE TO MAN, 412.

[" to take heed to themselves, 369
LOVE DISINTERESTED, 413.

457.
examples of, 414.

“ to preach faithfully, 458.
" rewards of, 415.

" to be inoffensive, 459.
“ of God, 94, 224, 585, 672.

to be fearless, 460.
" of Christ, 60, 370—372.

“ to point out sins, 461.
" to the brethren required, 111. to discriminate, 462.
Lowliness required, 482.

" to pray for others, 463.
“ of Christ, 62.

to be devoted to the calling, 464
LYING prevalent, 416.

Ministerial parity, 101.
forbidden, 417.

MINISTERIAL CALLING.
i offensive to God, 418.

responsibleness, 465.
MAN'S COMMON ORIGIN, 419. temptations, 466.
power of intuition, 420.

“ trials, 467.
power of reason, 421.

success in preaching, 468–9,
immortality, 422

rewards, 470.

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" demands prayer and sympathy, Ordination of ministers, 450.
471.

Ornaments in dress, 173.
pecuniary support, 472.

Ostentation exemplified, 703.
MINISTERS OF SATAN, Overcoming evil with good, 737.
very numerous, 473.

PARENTÄL DUTIES,
very deceitful, 474.

" to set good examples, 492.
• cruel and dangerous, 475.

to instruct and govern children
“ much sought after, 476.

493.
to be avoided, 477.

" to chastise for disobedience, 494.
" ruin themselves, and others, 478. " to provide for children, 495.
Miracles, prove the Bible, 43. “happy result of faithfulness, 496
MIRTH AND LAUGHTER, 479. ' sad result of unfaithfulness, 497
MISSIONS appointed, 480. Partiality forbidden, 526.
" encouraged, 481.

PATIENCE required, 498.
MODESTY required, 482. " of Christ, 62.
in good works, 483.

PEACE required, 499.
“ of Christ, 62.

“ in believing, 666.
Moral agency of God, 208.

with God, 582.
" of mankind, 271.

Peace-makers, (false,) 500.
Moral evils controlled, 267.

PENALTY OF THE LAW, 237
government, 302–3.

“ of the gospel, 309.
inability, 166.

" of civil laws, 315, 316.
necessity, 271.

“ of disobeying parents, 494.
Murmurs of sinners, 700.

PERFECTION, duty of, 501.
Mystery of Christ and gospel, 81. “ pledged in covenants, 502.
“ of Providence, 275.

" of saints, 503—4.
Names of Christ, 74.

" of true love, 505.
" of ministers, 454.

6 millennial, 506.
“ of saints and sinners, 646.

inconstancy of, in saints, 507.
" of angels apostate, 14.

“ united with trials, 508–9.
NATIONAL BODIES, 484. “ in pretence, 510.

promises to the good, 485. PERSECUTION, 511.
" threats to the bad, 486.

" of Christ, 68.
Natural ability, 600, 601, 421. “ of faithful ministers, 467.
Necessity, moral, 271.

“ followed by a triumph, 512.
Neutrality, a mere pretence, 487. Persecutors humbled, 513.
Oaths of confirmation, 720. PERSEVERANCE, 514.
Obedience of Christ, 57.

“ divinely promised, 515.
" to God, evidence of piety, 602. prayed for by Christ, 516.

our title to pardon and life, 302 - sealed by the Spirit, 517.
" of children to parents, 53. Piety, evidence of, 602.
:6 to magistrates enjoined, 313. " in carly life, 55.
Objections against God, 272. Pity, divine, to the poor, 522.
Objectors reproved, 273.

Pleasures, sensual, 675.
Obligation denied, 705.

mirthful, 479.
Offence to be avoided, 459. Politeness and courtesy, 135.
Opposition to God, 740.

Polygamy forbidden, 426.
" to Christ, 85, 86.

Poor, see poverty, 521.
" to ministers, 467.

POPERY predicted, 518.
to saints, 511, 740.

“ false claim of, 519.
OPPRESSION, 488.

" fearful end of, 520.
" effects of, 489.

Popular favor from God, 266
“ displeasing to God, 490.

" bestowed upon Christ, 67.
“ infatuates oppressors, 491. POVERTY, its evils, 521.
w threats against, 523.

“excites God's pity, 522.
0, linances of the gospel, 104—7. oppression of, forbidden, 523.

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« united with grace, 524.

" to perseverance, 514.
“ will triumph over tyrants, 525. " to prayer, 545.
( calls for present aid, 526.

to repentance, 607.
• relieving it encouraged, 527.

to reprovers, 610.
PRAISE TO GOD, 528. “ to righteousness, 630.
“i with devout feelings, 529.

“ to sabbath keeping, 642.
PRAYER, important, 530. " to searching the Bible, 48.
“in secret, required, 531.

" to self-denial, 674.
" mental, exemplified, 532.

" to sympathy with the oppressed
s verbal and audible required, 533.

686.
1 with love to God, 534.

to trust in God, 293.
" with faith in God, 535.

“ to using means, 431.
“ with submission to God, 536. PROMISES ABSOLUTE:
“ with humble confession, 537. “ to bind Satan, 440.
“ with a supreme regard for God, 538. to convert the Jews, 382.
“ with forgiveness, 539.

to keep saints from final ruin, 515
“ with perseverance, 540.

to aid them under temptation, 725
“ in Christ's name, 541.

to raise saints above angels, 672.
“ with godly sincerity, 542.

to the persecuted, 512.
" with devout sympathy, 543. Prophecy confirms the Bible, 44
postures in, 544.

Prosperity of the wicked. 565.
efficacy of, 545.

corrupting and dangerous, 625
“ of sinners, not heard, 546.

Providence of God, 259-271.
“ neglected by sinners, 547. Provisions of the gospel, 576—585.

neglect of, threatened, 548. Prudence required, 172.
Prayerfulness of Christ, 64. Public worship, 745.
“ of saints, 665.

PUNISHMENT FUTURE:
PREACHING, by Christ, 65. “ deserved by sinners, 557.
faithfully, 458.

" the prerogative of God, 558.
primitive mode of, 452.

“ consistent with love, 559.
“ the primary means of grace, 430.

6 heaven lost. 560.
success of, 468–9.

“ banishment to hell, 561.
Prejudice forbidden, 526.

" unpardonable sin, 562.
Presumption of sinners, 710. “ the second death, 563.
PRIDE, common, 549.

" death in impenitence, 564.
“ offensive to God, 550.

“ evinced by prosperity, 565.
" tends to a fall, 551.

“ evinced hy temporal judgments.
6 of sinners, 696.

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PROBATION, 552.

" to continue forever, 567.
“ limited to this life, 553.

" denied by some, 568.
“includes dangers eternal, 554. “ will fail to purify, 569.
“ determines our final state, 555. why inflicted, 570.
" its awards accord with deeds, 556." approved by the righteous, 571.
Procrastination, 710, 727.

“ cries for relief unavailing, 572.
Prodigality forbidden, 180.

sources of, 573.
Profanity forbidden, 718.

degradation of, 574.
Profession of religion, 107.

Punishment capital, 315.
PROMISES CONDITIONAL: Purposes of God, 249-258.
" to faith in Christ, 183.

Railing forbidden, 729, 730.
to the fear of God, 291.

Reason, power of, 421.
to humility, 357.

Rebuke of sin, 66, 461, 610.
to liberality, 408.

Reconciliation by Christ, 582.
"' to loving God, 289.

to God, 306.
to meekness, 438.

REDEMPTION, covenant 575.
to obedience, 302, 483.

requires atonement, 576.
Ito parental fidelity, 496.

" through Christ's death, 577.

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